What's Killing My Chickens? Who Laid These Eggs?
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 393
- Mar 20, 2020 6:00 pm
- 50:38 mins
Catching Fantastic Mr. Fox Guest: Gail Damerow, author of various books on farm living, including “What’s Killing My Chickens? The Poultry Predator Detective Manual” Some barnyard CSI basics will help you identify the predators stalking your backyard birds. A Fierce Ermine Teaches Lessons of Love Sy Montgomery, "How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals" One Christmas Day, naturalist Sy Montgomery lost a beloved chicken, but she was inspired to forgive her mother. All thanks to a determined ermine. Ancient Roman Eggs Guest: Edward Biddulph, senior project manager, Oxford Archaeology A 2016 excavation uncovered 1700-year-old eggs from a Roman wishing well. What were the unbroken eggs doing there? And how did were they so well-preserved?